Crime

  Family mourns death of MS National Guardsman

Heartbreak fills the home of the Roberson family after the murder of 24-year-old Robert Roberson.

SCSO: Man dead after crashing into tree

  Oxford Police, MBI investigating homicide

  Woman killed after shots fired into South Memphis home

  Man shot and killed in Cordova, family reacts

  MS National Guardsman shot, killed at Sardis gas station

Child hit by car in Whitehaven

Man critical following Frayser shooting

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Woman admits to vandalizing car for having pro-Trump stickers

Council member attacked in home

  Suspect arrested in connection to Cordova homicide

  Memphis police investigating string of valet vehicle thefts

Coworker argument leads to shooting at downtown business

  Man found guilty of kidnapping, raping 7 women

  Man indicted for double murder at tire shop

A grand jury indicted a man accused of killing two people inside a tire shop last year.

  Person wounded in accidental shooting

A person was wounded in an accidental shooting in Downtown Memphis.

  Death row inmate executed for the murder of his wife

A Tennessee death row inmate died by lethal injection Thursday for a Memphis murder nearly 35 years ago.

2 injured in shooting near grocery store

Memphis Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 800 block of Breedlove Street.

  Memphis police searching for suspects who spray painted ‘NAZI’ on vehicle in Walmart lot

  Police describe mother shot by son at baseball game as an ‘accident’

Student found with gun at Bartlett High School

  US attorney says investigators ‘narrowing their focus’ after retesting evidence in 2001 murder

Yo Gotti’s tour bus shot at in Nashville

  Man charged after child found unsecured gun, shot mother at baseball game

  Man in custody after fatal stabbing

A man is in custody after a deadly stabbing in Memphis.

  Man shot, killed in Cordova neighborhood

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting in Cordova.

  Man charged with child abuse after ATV crash

Memphis police got a call on Mother’s Day about several ATV’s, dirt bikes and side by sides driving recklessly downtown and obstructing traffic.

  Mother searching for answers one year after son killed

Anthony Smith's mother says the day before her son died she had a hunch that something wasn't right.

  Police: 8-year-old accidentally shoots mother at Millington baseball stadium

Police say a woman has been injured in a shooting in Millington.

  TBI Report: Crime down in the state

The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has released some promising numbers in regards to crime for the state.

  Governor Bill Lee will not grant clemency to Donnie Johnson

Donnie Johnson, 68, is scheduled to die by lethal injection Thursday. He was moved to death watch early Tuesday just after midnight.

  Woman accused of killing Memphis pastor waives preliminary hearing

Latoshia Daniels has pleaded not guilty to killing 36-year-old Brodes Perry and shooting his wife.

  Suspect wanted for stealing car with 9-month-old inside identified

A 9-month-old was found safe after being taken inside a stolen vehicle in Whitehaven on Monday night.

  Man pickpocketed of new iPhone while leaving store

Memphis Police Department is looking for a man who pickpocketed a brand new iPhone.

  2nd arrest made in October robbery, murder

A second arrest was made seven months after police said a man was murdered.

  Man dead after argument at Millington home

A man is dead after an argument led to a shooting at a Millington home.

  David’s heart: 14-year-old shooting victim leaves behind lasting legacy

David Vongphachanh was just 14 years old when he lost his life to gun violence, but his legacy lives on for his family and strangers across the country.

  Death row inmate to die by lethal injection Thursday unless Gov. Lee intervenes

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider a challenge from Tennessee death row inmates who say lethal injection is cruel and unusual punishment.

Former Shelby County corrections deputy indicted on federal drug trafficking charges

Marcus Green was arrested in April during a compliance check that was part of a multi-county operation. Authorities reportedly found marijuana, cash and paraphernalia at Green's home.

  1 injured, 1 dead in South Memphis shooting

Two people have been injured in a double shooting in South Memphis.

Former U of M student sentenced to 6 years for home invasion at housing complex near campus

The case dates back to December 6, when a man told police four people wearing black masks and carrying guns knocked on the door and forced their way into an apartment at the Gather on Southern.

Murder suspect surrenders after Marshals task force search in West Memphis

Darunn Turner was arrested for first-degree murder in the shooting death of Marcus Powell.

  Family remembers UT Martin student found stabbed to death

The campus of UT Martin is mourning the suspicious death of a member of the university’s dance team.

Thieves haul off classic car

Police are searching for the culprits who walked up to a classic ride and drove it away.

Caught on camera: Religious relic ripped off

Apparently, one man forgot the 8th commandment when police say he stole a statue of Jesus from a local church.

  Man arrested for child abuse after crashing ATV downtown

Police arrested a man they said was driving an ATV through Downtown Memphis.

  Furniture store murder suspect due in court for first time Monday

A retired police officer accused of killing a man at a furniture store in Memphis last week is due in court for the first time Monday.

  Man arrested, accused of hitting MPD car, injuring officer

A man is behind bars after police say he hit an MPD squad car.

  Three arrested in connection to West Memphis homicide

Three men have been arrested in connection to a West Memphis homicide.

One dead in West Memphis shooting

West Memphis police are investigating after a person was shot and killed Saturday morning.

MPD investigating double shooting in Frayser

Memphis Police are on the scene of a shooting in the 900 block of Frayser Circle.

  Friends of Southaven Waffle House shooting victim say the incident was a hate crime

WMC Action News 5 has learned new information about an early Friday morning shooting at the Waffle House in Southaven that could lead to the case being treated as a hate crime.

  Video captures man jumping fence, stealing yard equipment

Memphis Police need help identifying a man who broke into a shed near Midtown, stealing everything he could get his hands on.

  Mother mourns the loss of her son who was shot, killed outside furniture store

A Mid-South mother is mourning the loss of her son after a deadly shooting.

Former U of M student sentenced for apartment gunfire

Tyler Davis was accused of opening fire as he rolled down the sidewalk in an office chair at the Gather on Southern apartments.

Man charged in connection to multiple carjackings, home invasion

A man is in police custody after multiple carjackings and home invasions on the same street.

  Former police officer charged with shooting death of furniture store manager

A truck driver is in custody, accused of killing a man at a furniture store in Memphis on Thursday.

Rapper whose show ended in shootout sentenced to prison

A Tennessee rapper whose Arkansas performance ended in a shootout has been sentenced to five years in prison for carrying a gun during the show nearly two years ago

  Man shot by police last year indicted; officers won’t face charges

A grand jury indicted the man who was shot by Memphis police officers last year.

  Man arrested in connection to Southaven Waffle House shooting

A man is now in custody after a shooting occurred at a Southaven Waffle House

Man arrested 7 months after killing

Memphis police officers arrested a man seven months after they said he murdered someone.

  Man scheduled to be executed for murder, victim’s family pleads to save his life

A Mid-South man is scheduled to die in a week for the 1984 murder of his wife. Now, the victim's own family is pleading with Tennessee's governor to spare his life.

  Collierville police investigating damaged trees at popular park

Collierville police say nine trees were damaged at W.C. Johnson Park.

  New charges filed in 2017 Edge District homicide

New charges have been filed in the 2017 murder of an innocent bystander who was killed, walking in the Edge District.

  1 dead, 1 arrested after shooting at furniture store

Police say the suspect and the victim knew each other.

Shelby County corrections officer attacked by inmate

SCSO says a male inmate attacked a female corrections officer Monday at the Shelby County Penal Farm.

  Snack bandits threaten clerk, police say

Police are looking for two men who walked into a gas station and took off with their arms full of snacks.

  Man due in court after accused killing of estranged wife in front of her kids

A Memphis man accused of killing his estranged wife in front of her children is expected in court Thursday.

  Memphis mother’s murder sheds light on domestic violence

The death of a young Memphis mother who was murdered in front of her own children touched a nerve with a lot of people.

Memphis man accused of exposing himself outside of day care

A Memphis man has been charged with indecent exposure after police say he exposed himself outside of a daycare.

5 arrested in connection to Southaven shooting; another suspect still on run

Police arrested five men and are searching for another after a shooting in Southaven last month.

Mid-South’s Most Wanted

Here’s a look at Shelby County’s wanted fugitives.

Suspect accused of killing Biloxi cop appears in court for the first time

The 19-year-old accused of killing a Biloxi officer Sunday night outside the city's police headquarters made his first appearance in court Wednesday morning.

  Man accused of starting fire, shooting gun inside Whitehaven home

A man is in custody, accused of firing shots and starting a fire inside a home.

  Police investigate shooting on Walnut Grove Rd.

Memphis Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting on Walnut Grove Road.

  Marshall County prison guard attacked by inmate

A guard from the Marshall County Correctional Facility is recovering after being attacked by an inmate.

  Attorney calls for the removal or resignation of state representative amid sexual misconduct allegations

Munford attorney Jeff Ward, a long-time republican, is working on getting sworn affidavits from three women who have accused State Representative David Byrd (R) of sexual misconduct.

  Man arrested for killing wife in front of children

A man has been arrested after he killed his wife in front of their children in April.

  Man arrested for shooting, killing veteran in West Memphis

A man has been arrested for shooting and killing a veteran in West Memphis.

Man charged with shooting at people inside Taco Bell

U.S. Marshals arrested a man accused of shooting at people inside a Memphis Taco Bell.

19-year-old accused of killing Biloxi cop now in custody

Police have captured and arrested 19-year-old Darian Tawan Atkinson.

  Mid-Southerners being bombarded with scam calls from Sierra Leone

The calls from Sierra Leone have been coming at all hours of the day and night, but only for a couple of rings.